Square Enix finally released the first large batch of direct feed screenshots of Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness, showcasing characters, environment and combat, also revealing a large deal of detailed information on the game.
Definitely a neat graphical style...AND you get to fight garden gnomes!
Yeah I agree :D, looks so beautiful. I love JRPGs ^_^.
Sony remembered how to PS2 again.
The Main Girl though! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH HER EYES!? it's bothering me It looks like some OVERSIZE MOE SHIT. every else looks splendid
This criticism is nigh unanimous, at 30% complete a more faithful depiction of her character art is entirely possible.
I'm so glad, so many JRPGs are coming to PS4 Final Fantasy 15 Kingdom Hearts 3 Persona 5 Star Ocean 5 Level 5 JRPG (will be revealed at E3) etc
Way more than that. I know Square has multiple PS4 exclusives in development. So does From Software.
Regarding Level 5, think I saw it on n4g the other day https://twitter.com/Tidux/s... Likely to be Ni No Kuni 2 (note likely) Also to add Dragon Quest and disgaea and this http://www.siliconera.com/2... and possibly this - http://gematsu.com/2015/03/...
Yay! Another Level 5 game I don't buy... They haven't released anything for me since Dark Cloud 2; which I would really like another entry into that franchise. Shame EDIT: BTW, downvote me if you want. I did not like the White Knight Series and Ni No Kuni was just too childish for me. I'm sorry; it just wasn't for me. I'm glad people enjoyed the game and it sold well for them; however, so did the Dark Cloud game's and they abandoned them =(
I loved Ni no Kuni, so I'm am all for a 2nd
I agree re2_apocalypse. White Knight Chronicles was comparatively subpar compared to their work on PS2. Ni No Kuni was great from an artistic standpoint, but a lot of the RPG elements were under-developed, the battle system was boring/repetitive, the sidequests were actually trash, and the game itself was way too easy by JRPG standards. So yes, it was kind of childish in many ways. It was amazing in terms of art style and atmosphere though. I also enjoyed the story despite how simplistic it was. I would not mind a more developed sequel, but DC3 is what I really want.
@pivotplease, "Ni No Kuni was great from an artistic standpoint, but a lot of the RPG elements were under-developed, the battle system was boring/repetitive, the sidequests were actually trash, and the game itself was way too easy by JRPG standards." You didn't get very far did you? Out of all the jrpgs released last gen, this game had the most jrpg elements out of all of them. Ni No Kuni had everything missing from almost all other jrpgs. Ni No Kuni was extremely similar to the classic DQ games imo. It had a big world map you could traverse through the air on a dragon, you could traverse the sea with a ship and you had fun mini games like the casino and monster battle arena. If that's not jrpg enough then I don't know what is. I didn't even finish the game because I was stuck having fun grinding trying to evolve my monsters, playing the mini games and trying to finish all the sidequest that I had unlocked so far.
Even before WKC that there was Rogue Galaxy on ps2 still . And it was awesome , hence why i disagree
uve listed less than 10% of whats coming :)
More than 70% if we are talking about sales .
I have never heard of that Level 5 game that people keep talking about, could anyone post a link to that? Also this game does look beautiful, I want it now!
There's also: Disgaea 5 Omega Quintet Y's Fairy Fencer Dark Force Final Fantasy X/X-2 FF XIV expansion
The second one is coming out on the 28th or this month! thats only 1 week two days! omega-quintet SEGA! Oh wait wrong commercial
Final Fantasy Fairy Fencer PS4. You will get info as early as tomorrow
Nice :) Looks like the PS4 is doing a great job in raking in those JRPGs. I'm not surprised at that since PlayStation fans love them.
Playstation master race
More specifically "Playstation JRPG master race"
It looks excellent, with good story I would definitely look into it. I haven't played previous installments so this would be mine first entry.
It's no too late to play the other ones. Star Ocean 2 and 3 are the best and most important ones and the new one takes place between the 2nd and 3rd game so it may interest you to jump into them. Star Ocean 2 is for PS1 and Star Ocean 3 is for PS2.
You forgot that Star Ocean 1 came out on the SNES of which you can get an emulator for your PC. For those that have the PS1 games you most likely know or at least should know that most PS3's will play them. Unfortunately you still need a PS2 or a BC PS3 to play SO2. It may be possible to use the PC PS2 emulator though. I do have the BC PS3 however it uses software and hardware and there are two areas in the SO2 games that hangs the game. One you can bypass however the other prevents you from going any further in the game. This is annoying after playing over 25 hours.
That butt :X
Man I'm so ready for this game. Whats funny is that I already know this game will claim at least 100 hours of my life. For me its all about making it to the post game dungeons and taking out some completely overpowered Angels. Will never forget Freya's trash talk when she brought you to a Game Over.
pre ordering this bitch.
I have best buys gamersclud (you get 20% off any new game for two years if you pay 99$) I paid 30 and got one for me and a buddy when it was on sale. I'm going to get a lot of 59.99 games for 47.992! On launch day! SEGA! Oh wait I still can't get that out of my head this week.
This is pretty close, art style anyway, to what I've been looking for in an open world game. What I've always really wanted was an open world game with the esthetic of Super Mario 3D World, I think it's such a neat look!
Is it an open world game though? If it is I am going to be extremely happy.
in my mind it's like FF games... which for me is just enough open world!
I'll be more excited when they announce a US version.
Will it be brought to the states? I thought it already was. Now I am worried.
I'm really rooting for a revival of the Valkyrie Profile franchise this gen.
That'd be great. Tri-Ace also develops that so we'd have to wait until Star Ocean comes out at best.
OMG look at their faces, so ugly :O
OMG look at your comment, so bitter :O
Lol, i disagree with you but its still funny how many people complaining abou X's face are perfectly fine with this, i wonder if they've seen the little girl character, she looks more weeb than Lynlee. And please if you aren't an offender don't get mad, because this comment isn't for you.....
Artistic style and character modeling are two different things. These characters are perfectly fine; infact they are beautifully realized in to 3D from their 2D anime style artwork. Xenoblade Chronicle X's 2D character artwork looks perfectly fine but its realization into 3D is horrible. The facial features, proportions and symmetry are all wrong. They just look freakish and ugly instead of looking like adhering to a particular design/artistic choice. Just look at these faces from Xenoblade Chronicles X in comparison to what we are seeing from Star Ocean 5. http://i.kinja-img.com/gawk... http://vignette1.wikia.noco... http://cdn4.dualshockers.co... They are just plain scary. The character modelling is just so poor. You can see corners where there are supposed to be curves such as the chin. The size of the head, the length of the necks, the distance between the eyes and the look on the faces etc. are weird. That is why people just find them ugly and cannot point out what is specifically wrong with them. Fortunately, monsters look beautiful! Perhaps they were more important to the developers than the protagonists of the game itself and received more attention. lol Just kidding; dont get mad. They could have made good looking characters; they probably just had to cut some corners to meet their vision and scope for the game. The characters in Xenosaga Episode 3 were gorgeous. KOSMOS, Rubedo (Red Dragon Mode!!) and Albedo (Ahhhh, my belle peche...) are my favorite! God, I miss them.
These character's 3D models look like one of those CG barbie and tinker bell movies. Nice cherry picked screens though. I see nothing wrong with the middle one, and the other two are character created, solution= make a better looking character. You are right about one thing, art style is a different thing completely. SO's character designs look like they come from a "how to draw generic LOLIS" book. or a "how to try to hard to make your characters look different,the japanese way" book. Seriously is that firefighter hat or witche's hat? What is wrong with the chin? Do you want themto be oval faced?
I just selected some of the screenshots available on the internet. The others do not look much better either. These characters do look like dolls but what do you expect? They are anime characters after all and they have always looked like that. You wont see any skin pores, pimples, wrinkles here. That is outside the realm of anime. They are good because they are neat, smooth, do not have aliasing, accurately represent the 2D art and interact nicely with lighting. As for the character designs/costumes; that is the designers choice, style and vision. What can I say? Some people like a certain art style; others dont. The art by Studio Ghibli, Akira Toriyama, Tetsuya Nomura, Akira Yasuda, Masamune Shiro, Tite Kubo, Eiichiro Oda and Kunihiko Tanaka etc. are all different and have both their fans and haters. I did not design them so you arent hurting me by attacking them. Take it up with Akira Yasuda. lol
I am amped
I'm still shocked we are getting a Star Ocean 5 after that mobile company bought tri ace
looks great and miles better than so4 in terms of art style. it pulls off the anime look quite well and possibly does it better than celshading. xenoblade and dragonquest heroes has done it very badly.
It is very difficult describing the so called "anime look" and even the cell-shading look. Personally I don't mind the Star Ocean pictures so we could call this the "anime look" but I have seen some anime's that had terrible drawing styles and others which looked almost photo realistic. To me what is more important is the game-play which is very subjective and an excellent to reasonable story.
i understand and the phrase anime style can literally mean anything since there is so many different srt styles. i kinda like the style for this game but i guess i was expecting something similar to their concept video. art direction matters to me quite a bit since i have to look at that game for hours. i avoided oblivion because i didnt really like that style which is regretable.
Let the JRPG rise up again
Ahhh! This looks way better than Last Hope :D
Difficult to say from seeing a few pictures, however in "Last Hope" I really could not get to like the central character (sort of like Final Fantasy 8) although he does improve.
It really does look cool.
good.. Hopefully we see a valkyrie profile 3
That Star Ocean's coming to PS4 and PS3 is an interesting sign of just how many Westerners must be interested in it. That's a good sign.
The last one was on 360 and did pretty well. We will have to see if square brings us the new one to the one. With MS wanting Japanese games it should happen. Either way I'm set up with both consoles.
Not gonna happen but you have HALO & COD for the XB1 that's all Xbots play btw PS3 version of the last Star Ocean sold better than the 360 version
This looks like one of those CG Barbie or Tinker Bell movies. I like JRPGs but purple and green hair lolis are where i draw the line. Good for fans though, Hope This wasn't Square Enix's "New" console game though. least i still have X, FF15, P5 ,maybe SMTXFE and hopefully NI No Kuni2
PS4 = JRPG king. At least Microsoft tried last gen to stay on the JRPG bandwagon with games like Tales of Vesperia, Lost Odyssey, Blue Dragon, etc. This gen they seem to have just submitted defeat to Sony in the JRPG category. lol Makes sense though, seeing as the Xbox One has much less global appeal than the PS4 (Xbox One is mostly concentrated in the U.S., in terms of popularity).
The game looks incredible, so glad that so many jrpgs are coming. Let's not forget about the announcement of Level-5. :)
looks reallly good
I'm soooo ready for this! Sooo happy about the good jrps coming up! Persona 5 , then this? My ps4 will get some serious love!
Sorry, but worst character design I've seen in ages, but it's just my opinion.
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